NY closes I-84 to truck traffic between PA and CT

Feb 8, 2013

NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — New York has closed Interstate 84 to truck traffic between Pennsylvania and Connecticut because of the snow storm pelting the northeast.

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All commercial vehicles, including trucks over 26,000 pounds, tractors, tractor trailers and buses will not be permitted on the 70-mile stretch of highway until further notice.

Police say all motorists should drive with caution and avoid unnecessary travel. Up to 2 feet of snow is expected in some parts of New York by the time the storm winds down Saturday.

Check conditions by calling the state's free 511 information system or on the web at www.511NY.org

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